Trump Is Dangerous — But Blame His Predecessors, Too
How Bush, Obama, and the war on terror military laid the groundwork Trump’s “madman” act on the world stage.
n March 1906, on the heels of the U.S. Army’s massacre of some 1,000 men, women, and children in the crater of a volcano in the American-occupied Philippines, humorist Mark Twain took his criticism public. A long-time anti-imperialist, he flippantly suggested that Old Glory should be redesigned “with the white stripes painted black and the stars replaced by the skull and cross-bones.”
R⇢➤=PHD RESEARCH, (MPhilPhD) ➽=ALLI got to thinking about that recently, five years after I became an antiwar dissenter (while still a major in the U.S. Army), and in the wake of another near-war, this time with Iran. I was struck yet again by the way every single U.S. military intervention in the Greater Middle East since 9/11 has backfired in wildly counterproductive ways, destabilizing a vast expanse of the planet stretching from West Africa to South Asia.https://fpif.org/trump-is-dangerous-but-blame-his-predecessors-too/
Trump Is Dangerous — But Blame His Predecessors, Too How Bush, Obama, and the war on terror military laid the groundwork Trump’s “madman” act on the world stage. n March 1906, on the heels of the U.S. Army’s massacre of some 1,000 men, women, and children in the crater of a volcano in the American-occupied Philippines, humorist Mark Twain took his criticism public. A long-time anti-imperialist, he flippantly suggested that Old Glory should be redesigned “with the white stripes painted black and the stars replaced by the skull and cross-bones.” R⇢➤=PHD RESEARCH, (MPhilPhD) ➽=ALLI got to thinking about that recently, five years after I became an antiwar dissenter (while still a major in the U.S. Army), and in the wake of another near-war, this time with Iran. I was struck yet again by the way every single U.S. military intervention in the Greater Middle East since 9/11 has backfired in wildly counterproductive ways, destabilizing a vast expanse of the planet stretching from West Africa to South Asia.https://fpif.org/trump-is-dangerous-but-blame-his-predecessors-too/
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